cabal, haddock, and --hyperlink-source

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Sun Dec 9 10:59:25 EST 2007

On Sun, 2007-12-09 at 12:05 +0100, David Waern wrote:
> > I'm getting an error message with cabal's haddock command's
> > --hyperlink-source option.   The message (below) says "haddock
> > --hyperlink-source requires Haddock version 0.8 or later", while "haddock
> > --version" says that I have version 2.0.   I have the latest cabal and
> > hscolour from hackage and the latest haddock from darcs.  I'm using cygwin
> > on WinXP.
> The problem is that at the time of writing the Cabal support for Haddock
> 2.0, Haddock didn't support links to source code (of course, the error
> message is still wrong). Now it does however, since I've merged over
> everything except hoogle support from the old Haddock. So, Cabal should be
> updated to support --hyperlink-source also for Haddock 2.
> Thanks for noticing this.

Could someone open a bug about this so we don't forget please.


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